October, 2005

  • Ken Levy's Blog

    November letter on Visual FoxPro web site

    The November 2005 letter contains information about new content online about Visual FoxPro 9.0 and Sedna, VFP added to the MSDN Feedback center, more in-depth information about Microsoft's roadmap for Visual FoxPro, plus recent content and community news...
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    VB and VFP, teams and technologies working together

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    For many years, Microsoft has stated that there probably will never be a new VFP.NET language nor any conversion tools for moving VFP source code directly to .NET. The runtime, language, event model, etc. is all unique in VFP compared to the .NET CLR...
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    VB and C# considerations for VFP developers

    A few weeks ago, there was a thread on the Universal Thread asking which .NET language VFP developers should select for those interested in learning and using .NET, primarily those VFP developers adding .NET to their programming skill set. I received...
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    Microsoft After Dark on Launch 2005 webcast

    Microsoft After Dark on Launch 2005 webcast , an educational and entertaining conversation over a blackjack game with some Microsoft executives and MVP/RD influencers. Interesting merger of streaming video and dynamic HTML content. Topics are Visual Studio...
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    Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 now available

    The final versions of Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 are now at manufacturing. MSDN subscribers can download these products via MSDN Subscriptions . Redistributable packages , including the .NET Framework, are also now publicly available. More...
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    Visual FoxPro added to MSDN Product Feedback Center

    Visual FoxPro is now available in the Product/Technology drop down selection list on the MSDN Product Feedback Center . The VFP team will be monitoring bug reports and feature suggestions for Visual FoxPro 9.0, all VFP service pack efforts, and the Sedna...
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    Southwest Fox 2005 keynote slides available for download

    The complete unedited as-was-presented keynote slide deck on the Visual FoxPro Roadmap and community news from the Southwest Fox 2005 conference is now online, 1.6MB PPT download SouthwestFox2005_Keynote.ppt . Check out the UT conference report for Southwest...
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    Extracting the VFP 9.0 report system XSLT document

    When any VFP 9.0 report uses HTML output, the VFP 9.0 report system creates an XML output file and then uses one XSLT document (generic for all report outputs) to convert that XML to HTML. You can actually extract this XSLT file using the code below and...
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    Scuba-Man speaks at Seattle Code Camp

    In late August, I got into scuba diving by getting PADI open water certified just before my first visit to Hawaii (Maui). Last Friday night after work I went to Underwater Sports in Bellevue in a class with 3 others from 6pm-9pm for my advanced certification...
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    PDC 2005 video and slide content online

    The session content for PDC 2005 is now online (slides and videos of each session). The 250 hours of video is free online for six full months. For more information including how to obtain the content on DVD, refer to Michael Swanson's Blog post on PDC05...
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    New book: Taming Visual FoxPro SQL

    A new Visual FoxPro book has announced, authored by Tamar E. Granor and Della Martin's latest titled Taming Visual FoxPro SQL: Real World Data Solutions in VFP . It is available for electronic download (2.3MB) purchase (PDF format only) by Hentzenwerke...
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    Microsoft Windows Mobile case study highlights VFP 9.0

    New case study from Microsoft Windows Mobile software for Pocket PCs team highlights use of Visual FoxPro 9.0: Fresh Mark, Inc. - Food Manufacturer Speeds Inspection Reporting with Wireless Mobile Solution Overview Fresh Mark produces processed...
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    October letter on Visual FoxPro web site

    The October 2005 letter contains information about new content online about Visual FoxPro 9.0, news about the SP1 for Visual FoxPro 9.0 beta download, more in-depth information about Microsoft's roadmap for Visual FoxPro, plus recent content and community...
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